Westland Single Cask Release #221

American Single Malt

Westland // Washington, USA

community rating

4.0
4 out of 5 stars
( 3 )

This whisky is using a different yeast strain than their standard non-peated bottling, the American Single Malt. The barrel used to age the whisky is only at a Char No. 3 level rather than the standard No. 4 level (a heavy char) and is aged for just over 2 years. The five malt mash bill is identical to the standard bottling: Washington Select Pale Malt, Munich Malt, Extra Special Malt, Pale Chocolate Malt, and Brown Malt.

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
    54.0
  • American Single Malt
    Made in the USA from 100% malted barley. Distilled at one distillery. Matured in oak casks no larger than 700L. Distilled to no higher than 160 proof (80% ABV). Bottled at 80 proof (40% ABV) or higher. (This is the proposed Standard of Identity by the American Single Malt Whiskey Commission.)
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"With the lighter char level, the whisky is more about dried herbs and dried flowers. Adding just a splash of water brings out a roasted nut quality with a side of milk chocolate pudding. The whisky isn't sweet from the vanilla you'd get from the barrels, but rather from the cereal itself."

Score 90

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